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Police are the people that enforce the law in everyday situations. They keep the peace and sound of the communities. They have sworn to protect. Basically, if they see you speeding when speeding is against the law, they have the right to pull you over and give you a ticket, or citation. Everyday, they deal with everything from the common traffic stop to the dangerous hostage situation. It's funny though that these everyday heroes get paid not even a fourth of what NFL Football player makes in a year. The local government is responsible for hiring, training, and paying these brave individuals. But do to today's economy budget cuts and layoffs are becoming ever more common.
Training to become a law enforcement officer is not easy. You must pass both mental and physical fitness tests to even come close to completing the test courses. You must have quick reflexes and reactions because every situation is different and can go in any direction. You have to be able to keep up in speed chases. You have to know how to react if someone draws a gun on you. They even have a test where they are sprayed in the eyes with their own pepper spray. They then have to fend off a partner who is trying to take their gun. This is hard when your eyes feel like they are being burned out of your head. As you can tell, these individuals are very qualified for the tough job they have everyday.
The end of a chase.
High speed chases are one thing an officer must be prepared to face in their everyday job. They also must be prepared for the horrible crashes which are a result of these reckless drivers. One of these instances is shown above.